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# SC: Compared to vs compared with

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Can someone please explain where compared to is used & where does compared with is used?
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05 Jan 2008, 09:54
from MGAT SC

compared to (similarities)
compared with (differences)
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05 Jan 2008, 19:52
thanks eschn3am
could you please provide some examples?
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05 Jan 2008, 19:58
I actually think you can use either when comparing similar objects, but you have to use 'to' when comparing similarities.

These apples are great compared to/with the ones we were eating yesterday.
She was so beautiful people compared her to a famous supermodel.
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11 Jan 2008, 06:51
Thanks Again
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